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The Richmond Chapter provides the local presence and meeting forum to deliver the most tangible benefits associated with AITP. With nearly 100 members representing over 60 local organizations, the Richmond Chapter is an excellent forum for networking, informal discussions, educational seminars, and exchange of ideas.
Meetings take place on the
second Tuesday of each month (except December), at the Embassy
Emerywood Parkway (first intersection west of Broad and Glenside). The usual format is a social time and heavy
appetizers beginning at 5:15, meeting announcements at 6:00 and a
program immediately following. The meetings usually adjourn by
7:15. Guests are welcome. Average attendance is 30 to 45 members and
|Mailing address:||AITP, Richmond Chapter|
|P.O. Box 26044|
|Richmond, VA 23260|
Education is an important part of every regular meeting of AITP's Richmond Chapter. Programs are varied, reflecting the diversity and interests of our membership. Some programs are technical; most are more general in scope to appeal to a broader audience. Program length is typically 30 to 45 minutes; panel discussions are longer. We meet every month except for December.
Education is an important part of every regular meeting of AITP's Richmond Chapter. Programs are varied, reflecting the diversity and interests of our membership. Some programs are technical; most are more general in scope to appeal to a broader audience. Program length is typically 30 to 45 minutes; panel discussions are longer. In some months, we supplement the regular program (shown below) with a 30-minute technical session before dinner and the regular program.
Public Sector Growth
areas for 2009: Solutions for Department of Defense and U.S Intelligence
IT Outsourcing -
Doing business with a 21st Century India
Delivering High-Impact SOA Solutions:
Successful Strategies for Maximizing ROI
Kevin T Smith, Author and Sr. Technical Director at ManTech International
Local Presence, Global Outlook - An AITP
Dr. Van Wood - Professor of International Marketing and Philip Morris Endowed Chair, VCU.
Ranjit Sen, President & CEO, CXI, an International Technology Services firm headquartered in Richmond
Terri Noll, Client Services Manager at Virginia Economic Development Partnership
The Googolization of Everything
Siva Vaidyanathan - Author/Media Scholar and Assoc Professor of Law at UVA
The Right CXO for the Wrong times - A Study in Leadership
Panel of Deans from surrounding Business Schools
Identity Theft: Deter. Detect.
Deter. Detect. Defend
Spring CIO Panel
Mark D. Willis, Chief Information Officer, VCU Technology Services
Viren Kapadia, Chief Information Officer, Hilb, Rogal & Hobbs
Gene Doody, Chief Information Officer, City of Richmond
Patrick Kaine, Director of Information Services, Virginia Farm Bureau Services
Moderator: Cherian Abraham, Program Chair, AITP
this job and shove it
Virginia Secretary of Technology
The Honorable Aneesh Chopra, Secretary of Technology for the Commonwealth of Virginia
Who do you want on your rope team?
Bill McCorey, VP, IBM Global IT Infrastructure Center of Excellence
Obama vs McCain - Who's the candidate for technology?
Delegate Jeff Frederick, State Republican Party Chairman
Dr. Peter Aiken, VCU
Matthew Wein, Deputy State IT Director, Obama Campaign
Moderator: Herb Sening
Technology @ VCU: Noah's Ark
Mark Willis, Chief Information Officer
Jeff Nugent, Director of the Center for Teaching Excellence
Mike Davis, Technology Manager, Center for the Study of Biological Complexity
Isac Crouch, Lead Technician, G2G Mobile Program
William E. McCorey, VP, IBM Global IT Infrastructure Center of Excellence
Scott McKay, CIO, Genworth Financial |
Rob Waddell, Senior Vice President and CIO at Apex Systems, Inc
Moderator: Cherian Abraham, Delivery Manager, Data Concepts
Managing Client Expectations
Philip Morris IT Story
|May||Joint mtg w/PMI
The Mystery of The Federal Reserve Unraveled
Raymond Owens III, Vice President and Senior Economist at the Richmond Federal Reserve
|June||Data as a Strategic Asset
M. David Allen, Director of Technology at Data Blueprint
|July||Securing Your Desktop and Mobile Environment
Kelley DuBois, Microsoft
Paul Rodi, Dominion
|October||How Speech Recognition is Changing Customer
Jay Gentry, Intervoice
No confirmations yet
Lyn McDermid, Dominion Virginia Power
Carole Miller, Overnite Transportation
Brent Cannady, Synigent Technoligies
|October||How are 9-11, the Northeast blackout and Gaston related? All required the existence of a Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plan--W. Martin Myers, MBCP, Senior Manager - Risk Advisory Services|
|September||Search Engine Marketing: It's About Making Your Website Work for You--Mary E. Archer|
|August||Creating Professional Synergy--Sylvia Wright|
|July||Wireless communication--Ron Carpenter, The Bill Police|
|June||Essentials of Security--Kelly Dubois, Microsoft|
|May||Your career, your future, your choice--Doug Pick (CapOne University)|
|April||CRM: Striking the Balance - Strategy and Technology--Wayne Brown, IMC Direct, Microsoft CRM Consultant|
|March||Microsoft Spring Training Seminar 2004--Kelley Dubois of Microsoft|
|February||A Brief History of SPAM--Peter McElhinney, Partner, Sales and Marketing, Synigent Technologies; Dale Kitts, Information Security Consultant for Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield|
|January||Homeland Security--Behind the Headlines--Jack Ritchie, Police Information Manager, City of Richmond|
|December||Christmas Social--Hugh Goldthorpe, Owens & Minor|
|November||CIO Forum--Robert Mattauch (moderator), VCU
Bert Hardy, S&K
Donald Jones, Luck Stone
Karen Lankford, Southern States
Wayne Luck, Cadmus
Kathyrn Monday, University of Richmond
|October||Offshoring--John Brighton, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield|
|September||Fiber Speed Without Fiber Cost--Kevin Smyth, Barre Y Lane, LLC|
|August||Distance Medicine (offsite at Virginia Biotechnology Park)-- Brett Harnett, OrbitalMed|
|July||Technology and Education--James Hickman, Advanced Technology Coordinator, J. Sargeant Reynolds|
|June||IT Consolidation in Virginia State Government--George Newstrom, Secretary of Technology, Commonwealth of Virginia|
|May||The Value Equation – Achieving the Right Returns in an IT-centric Company--Eric Davis Senior Vice President of Technology Services, Capital One|
|April||Law Enforcement’s New Frontiers…How Bytes Help Take the Bite Out of Crime--Sergeant A.H. HarperCommander Computer Operations Henrico County Police Dept,|
|March||Enterprise Architecture--Troy Collison Director of Networking and Data Center, Gamble Hill Systems|
|February||Wireless Convergence and Personal Productivity--Nhat Pham President and Founder, BeamSync|
|January||Integration of Enterprise Applications--Dave Reickmann, Director of Enterprise Applications, Dominion Resources|
|December||Board meeting only|
|November||Practical Application of Technology to Drive Business Results–The Carmax Story, Mike Dolan, CIO, Carmax (joint meeting with BDPA)|
|October||Rapid Response to 9/11 Using Microsoft .NET--John Keefauver, .NET Business Development Manager, Ajilon Consulting|
|September||The Future of EDI and the Impact of XML-Based Technologies--Boyd Burton, President, Connective Commerce Corporation|
|August||Richmond Chapter 50th Anniversary Celebration, Jefferson Hotel|
|July||Legal Developments in Information Systems--Robert L. Brooke, Intellectual Property Lawyer|
|June||Who Are You? (presented as part of Annabel Lee cruise)--Dr. Wally, Author and Columnist|
|May||The Future of Windows--Mark Minasi, Author and Technical Columnist|
|April||Technology in Virginia Government: A Legislator's View--Sam Nixon, IT Professional and Member House of Delegates|
|March||Web Development with Java--Don Denoncourt, Lecturer and Independent Consultant|
|February||How Owens & Minor became Information Week’s Technology Innovator of the Year--David Guzmán, CIO, Owens & Minor|
|January||Outsourcing an Enterprise Help Desk--Ingrid Vijsma, Help Desk Manager, Bell Tech Logix|
ACPI Computer Co.
Appomattox River Water Authority
Atlantic Resource Group
Automated Business Solutions
Business Data of Virginia
Catholic Diocese of Richmond
Circuit City Stores
Collegiate Marketing Concepts, Inc.
Colonial Mechanical Corporation
Columbia/HCA - Richmond Market
Comarco Systems, Inc.
Commonwealth of Virginia
Department of Education
Department of Juvenile Justice
Dept of Rail and Public Transportation
Office of the Comptroller
Data Control, LLC
Decision One Corp.
Dominion Virginia Power
Douglas Publications, Inc.
DPME Employment, Inc.
First Health Services Corporation
J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College
James River Technical, Inc.
Kennedy Consulting Services
LG & E Power Services
Markets in Motion
Merge Computer Group, Inc.
Pinkerton Computer Consultants
Richmond Redevelopment Housing Authority
Structured Management Systems, Inc.
Synigent Technologies, Inc.
Total Solutions Inc.
Trigon Blue Cross Blue Shield
TRW Global Enterprise Solutions
Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia Farm Bureau
Virginia Housing Development Authority
Virtual Image Technology
Regular meetings are held at the Holiday Inn Crossroads - 2000 Staples Mill Road (Across from Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield). Hotel phone number is (804) 359-6061 (but don't call there to make a reservation).
Click here for map
Registration and social hour
|Reservation by 5 PM the Thursday before meeting||Late reservation||No-show||Cancellation|
To register, you may click here to reserve on-line, or email our VP of Meeting Arrangements at firstname.lastname@example.org.
May, October--Golf tournament fund raisers.
August, December--no meeting.
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|Virginia Commonwealth University||Jeff May|
|Longwood University||Glen Dardick|
We hold tournaments twice a year, in May and October. The last five or six have been held at Scyamore Creek, and that trend will probably continue. Sycamore Creek is located off I-64 West, (from Richmond) to Exit 173 (Rockville-Manakin Exit). You can get more information at their web site. The benefits from these events goes toward our student chapter scholarship fund. Once a year, we either award a scholarship to a student, or contribute toward helping students attend the National Collegiate Conference.
National Home Page
Region 18 Home Page
Culminis--Large IT professional organization that we're partnered with
VCU Student Chapter
Longwood Student Chapter
BDPA Black Data Processing Associates
SPARC Sun Professionals' Association of Richmond Computer Users Group
Virginia eCommerce Forum The Virginia eCommerce Forum's mission is to cultivate relationships in the business community that promote the use of Electronic Commerce
Virginia Digital Assistant User Group (email, Thurmond Alford) Exchange ideas, applications, and experiences with other PDA users. Meets the second Monday of each month, SunTrust Bank, 919 E. Main St., 4th Floor Piedmont Room
DB2 User Group RicDUG, Richmond DB2 Users Group
Greater Richmond Technology Council GRTC
LearnIT.com - Self-paced online training for all levels of professionals entering or already in the IT industry
FrontPage Microsoft Front Page Support and FAQ
Tech TV The TV show
PC Computing The magazine
Information Week The magazine
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